Android News 17 February 2014 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
- Samsung Releases Galaxy Core Advance in South Korea
- Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Specs Leaked: 10.1” Full HD Display, Snapdragon 800
- Samsung Galaxy Gear is Now Sold for $249.99 on Best Buy
1. Samsung Releases Galaxy Core Advance in South Korea
Samsung announced Galaxy Core Advance back in December 2013, with an early 2014 launch promise, and now STK is offering the device in South Korea in Pearl White and Deep Blue colors for KRW 410,300 (~$387 USD).
The thing that distinguishes Galaxy Core Advance from other Galaxy devices is the available accessibility features which improve the user experience for disabled and visually impaired users. Optical Scan, Light Sensing technology, High quality Text to Speech (TTS), Voice guide camera functions, and Screen Curtain are some of the main software features available in Core Advance for mentioned users.
Samsung is expected to release the Cover Advance in the near future, but for now the handset in only available in the Samsung’s home town.
2. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Specs Leaked: 10.1” Full HD Display, Snapdragon 800
@evleaks starts another day with another piece of leaked information about an upcoming flagship. This time it’s Sony time with its Xperia Z2 Tablet, which according to the @evleaks it is expected to feature a 10.1” Triluminos display with Full HD resolutions (1920x1200 Pixels), Quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable internal storage, 8MP/2MP Rear and Front camera, Android 4.4 KitKat and 6000mAh battery.
The tablet is also expected to be waterproof and be as thin as 6.4mm, and the Japanese OEM may announced it at MWC2014 in Barcelona.
3. Samsung Galaxy Gear is Now Sold for $249.99 on Best Buy
As we get closer to February 24, more news pop up about Samsung’s plan to announce the next version of Galaxy Gear at MWC2014 with more features and less price. So, it is no wonder why retailers tend to offer great deals for the current version of Galaxy Gear. 2 days ago, Best Buy dropped the price to $150 and today (so far), the new price is $249.99 which is $50 cheaper than the regular price.
As the wearable device seems to get out of inventory on Best Buy soon, make sure to hit the link below and order one of the available colorful options.